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Natural State Agronomics submits application for medical marijuana cultivation in Arkansas

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (September 6, 2017) — Natural State Agronomics Inc. officially submitted its application to be a medical marijuana grower for the State of Arkansas. Founded by Ken Shollmier of Arkansas’s Economic State Commission; Natural State Agronomics will be the largest medical marijuana company and operation in the entire Southern United States. It will have a 66 plus acre, …

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Locals Concerned About Medical Marijuana Facility in Gentry

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BENTON CO., Ark. — – Medical marijuana is one step closer to being grown here in Northwest Arkansas. On Wednesday night the Benton County Planning Board listened to the Gentry community’s opinion about a medical marijuana facility being so close to their homes. The business owner plans to build on 20 acres in Gentry at an old poultry house. Tonight …

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House Committee Rejects Medical Marijuana Protections

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Two days of lobbying by Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (left), seen here with Rep. Jared Polis, couldn’t save his amendment. In a significant blow to medical marijuana advocates, patients, and cannabis companies around the nation, the House Rules Committee has rejected protections for MMJ patients and banks that want to serve state-legal cannabis businesses. The Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment (a spending bill amendment …

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Texas issues first medical marijuana license

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Texas has issued its first medical marijuana license, and two more companies are expected to be awarded licenses soon. Cansortium Texas, which is a part of Florida-based Cansortium Holdings, received a license Friday, the Austin American-Statesman reported . The company will be allowed to grow, process and sell medical marijuana for patients with a rare form of epilepsy. Cansortium Holdings …

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Essential info on how to get medical marijuana in Maryland

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Maryland’s first legal medical marijuana crop is finally growing after years of delays . Industry officials estimate the drug will be available for purchase by early 2018. Here’s what you need to know: How can I get it? First, you must register as a patient with the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission . For children to receive medical cannabis, at least …

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Hocking College first to say it will test Ohio medical marijuana

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In this Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, marijuana samples await testing at CannTest, the first commercial marijuana testing laboratory to open in Alaska, in Anchorage, Alaska. In Ohio, Hocking College announced it is interested in testing medical marijuana for the state. (AP Photo/Dan Joling, File)( COLUMBUS, Ohio – Hocking College is the first school to announce it wants to be …

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Iowa medical-marijuana board faces tight deadlines to help launch program next year

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Iowans overwhelmingly support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes, but they don’t support allowing recreational uses, a new Iowa Poll shows. Wochit Buy Photo Iowa’s new medical marijuana advisory board will have to make some quick decisions to help get the state’s expanded program off the ground next year, staff members warned Wednesday. “We do have a lot of work to …

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House GOP blocks vote protecting medical marijuana states

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StumbleUpon Several lawmakers said Wednesday that GOP leaders won’t allow the full House to vote on an amendment that bars the Justice Department from pursuing states that have legalized medical marijuana. Without legislation, states would lose protection they have enjoyed for the past four years, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions could begin his long-sought crackdown on the rapid expansion of …